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[movies]Trust the expert
A short, snappy film celebrating all forms of expertise in technology from the production of new medicines, to the building of bridges and from the workings of the cinema projector to the human eye and ophthalmologist. An eye specialist is depicted examining a patient under the N. E. S. and subsequently the patient is fitted and finally seen wearing glasses. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 6
[movies]Trust the expert
A short, snappy film celebrating all forms of expertise in technology from the production of new medicines, to the building of bridges and from the workings of the cinema projector to the human eye and ophthalmologist. An eye specialist is depicted examining a patient under the N. E. S. and subsequently the patient is fitted and finally seen wearing glasses. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 9
[movies]Visibility fair
This short film is presented by Dr G. B Anderson, medical secretary for the British Medical Association. One of a number of films in the Wellcome Library from this collection which promotes the National Eye Service. There are a number of clips of eye examinations and spectables being fitted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Public Health; Eye
Downloads: 6
[movies]Untitled film , Rushes for a National Eye Service film
A compilation of film rushes, filmed for a national eye test campaign. First there is a waiting room (an optician) with various people reading newspapers waiting and then a woman having an eye examination. There is a London number 233 bus on a street the shot is out-of-focus to indicate how, if your eye-sight was poor, you might miss it if you didn't stop the bus in time. A woman has her eyes examined, followed by point-of-view shots through the bus window...
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 7
[movies]Optics incomplete
Unedited film rushes depicting a woman (a teacher?) at a blackboard), a man having an eye test, a page with test types used in eye tests, a woman having her eyes tested, a woman typing. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Public Health; Eye
Downloads: 7
[movies]Optics incomplete
Unedited film rushes depicting a woman (a teacher?) at a blackboard), a man having an eye test, a page with test types used in eye tests, a woman having her eyes tested, a woman typing. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Public Health; Eye
Downloads: 12
[movies]Visibility fair
This short film is presented by Dr G. B Anderson, medical secretary for the British Medical Association. One of a number of films in the Wellcome Library from this collection which promotes the National Eye Service. There are a number of clips of eye examinations and spectables being fitted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Public Health; Eye
Downloads: 10
[movies]Untitled film , Rushes for a National Eye Service film
A compilation of film rushes, filmed for a national eye test campaign. First there is a waiting room (an optician) with various people reading newspapers waiting and then a woman having an eye examination. There is a London number 233 bus on a street the shot is out-of-focus to indicate how, if your eye-sight was poor, you might miss it if you didn't stop the bus in time. A woman has her eyes examined, followed by point-of-view shots through the bus window...
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 24
[movies]Do you see?
A short film which describes the development of eye care and spectacles. The film describes, with the aid of diagrams, how sight works. A test for colour blindness is performed. An optometrist tests sight and fits glasses. There is a waiting room. The film is about the National Eye Service which was established by the BMA. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 314
[movies]Do you see?
A short film which describes the development of eye care and spectacles. The film describes, with the aid of diagrams, how sight works. A test for colour blindness is performed. An optometrist tests sight and fits glasses. There is a waiting room. The film is about the National Eye Service which was established by the BMA. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health
Downloads: 8
[movies]Sugar lump vaccine
This film shows the events of the first mass vaccination campaign in Western Europe using oral poliomyelitis vaccine. It also shows how the vaccine was prepared for use, and ends with an interview with the Medical Officer of Health for Kingston-Upon-Hull in which he discusses the campaign and the way the Public Health Department tackled the problem.
Keywords: Poliomyelitis; Public Health; Rehabilitation; Health Services; Paralysis
Downloads: 7
[movies]Sugar lump vaccine
This film shows the events of the first mass vaccination campaign in Western Europe using oral poliomyelitis vaccine. It also shows how the vaccine was prepared for use, and ends with an interview with the Medical Officer of Health for Kingston-Upon-Hull in which he discusses the campaign and the way the Public Health Department tackled the problem.
Keywords: Poliomyelitis; Public Health; Rehabilitation; Health Services; Paralysis
Downloads: 36
[movies]The five - Wellcome Library
This highly entertaining animated film begins as a young girl settles down into bed to sleep after coming home from a party. One of her feet protrudes from under the bed cover and the toes come alive and discuss how painful they are after being cramped into ill-fitting shoes all day. The toes show in a series of flash-backs how they have been maltreated, and a dream shows how they would like to be treated - feet measured, shoes fitted and lots of time spent out of shoes and stockings...
Keywords: Foot; Public health; Foot; Medical
Downloads: 159
[movies]Eyes right - Wellcome Library
This jaunty film aims to encourage the audience to use the National Eye Service, an organisation aimed at providing eye testing for people with low incomes. It provides an example of the BMA's involvement in promoting public health at that time. 1 segment.
Keywords: Public Health; Optometry; National Health Programs; Eyesight; Public health; Public Health; Optometry; National Health Programs; Medical
Downloads: 98
[movies]The eyes have it - Wellcome Library
This film explains how the eye works and why it is important to keep eyes in good health, using animated illustrations of the human body. Everyday life can put a strain on eyesight. It is also promoting The National Eye Service, which provide eye examinations and spectacle prescriptions for a low cost. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health; Eyesight; Public health; Optometry; Eye; Public Health; Medical
Downloads: 264
[movies]Enough to eat? the nutrition film
This film deals with malnutrition in Britain. It focuses on the relationship between income and nutrition and suggests that government schemes can improve the current situation. It shows that people on low incomes are likely to be consuming insufficient nutrients, for instance, not enough calcium or iron and, as a result, are prone to diseases such as rickets and anaemia. The film draws on the work of Prof...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Nutrition Disorders
Downloads: 4
[movies]One man's story
The life of Dr. G.C. M'Gonigle, medical officer of health for Stockton on Tees (1924-39) is portrayed by dramatic reconstruction set against the streets of Stockton on Tees, with voice-over acting the part of an enquirer who follows Dr. M'Gonigle on his rounds and elicits information from a range of witnesses. Dr. M'Gonigle worked with Sir John Boyd-Orr on the committee to investigate malnutrition in Britain...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; National Health Programs; Health Services
Downloads: 6
[movies]Feet - Wellcome Library
Shows the effect of wearing ill-fitting shoes and correct care of the feet. 2 segments.
Keywords: Foot; Public Health; Podiatry; Foot Bones; Health policy; Human physiology; Foot; Public Health; Podiatry; Foot Bones; Medical
Downloads: 500
[movies]Full circle - Wellcome Library
Referred to as a 'spoken film' in the opening credits, this is an animated film which looks quite dramatically at the origins of human civilisation, the development of city living and the possibility of over-population in the future leading to the collapse of civilsed life. Narration is provided by Ian Richardson, Nancy Marchand, Earle Hyman, Carlos Montalban and Maya Chadda. 3 segments.
Keywords: Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical Sciences; Public health; Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical
Downloads: 1,383
[movies]The choice is ours - Wellcome Library
This film addresses overpopulation in the Philipines and seeks to motivate public health and other government workers to re-inforce the benefits of reducing family sizes. Throughout there are scenes of impoverished urban life with the stress made on the pressure of finite resources whether health, education or quality of life. Finally, President Marcos outlines the challenge ahead which would involve tackling the Catholic church's explicit lack of support for contraception as well as the desire ...
Keywords: Family Planning Services; Contraception; Philippines; Medical Sciences; Public health; Philippines; Family Planning Services; Contraception; Public sector workers
Downloads: 720
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